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Jim Bowie: Timeless Influencer

A relatively new phenomenon in modern society is the rise of the influencer, a person on social media who is skilled at persuading followers to buy things. Some are influencers by design and some are accidental influencers, finding without trying that they have attracted an army of imitators. I wondered how many of these now…

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Texas Standard: February 20, 2020

Did Mike’s appearance move the needle in Texas? If so, which direction? We’ll asses the debate as we barrel toward Super Tuesday. Other stories we’re tracking: how reactions to the coronavirus have created what doctors are calling an infodemic thanks to social media. Omar Gallaga on viral takes about a medical crisis. Plus, Amarillo by…

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Texas Standard: February 19, 2020

Democrats duke it out over who’s best to battle John Cornyn: Bob Garrett of the Dallas Morning News will join us with the takeaways from debate night. Plus, the one presidential candidate striking fear in the hearts of some Texas democratic politicos. Here’s a hint: he’s a democrat. Also, using federal gun laws to help…

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Texas Standard: January 15, 2020

The Democratic presidential debate: the last before voting begins in this years contest. We’ll explore whether anything might have made a difference to voters in the Lone Star State. Also, wage violations: a new law likely to insulate some of America’s biggest franchises. And a unique way of talking among many Texans: has Spanglish become…

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The Ticket: Heart-Bern in Philadelphia

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Texas Standard: July 27, 2016

Glass ceiling shattered, so whats next? Texas Democrats and Republicans point to a possible challenge to Ted Cruz from a prominent Latino, we’ll explore. Also what’ll it take to sell Texas’ Bernie Sanders supporters on Hillary Clinton? What about Bernie himself? The former candidate makes the case personally to the Texas Delegation today, we’ll hear…

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The Ticket: How Can Democrats Trump the Donald?

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The Ticket: You Just Lost a Campaign, What Are You Going to Do Next?

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V&B – The Past, Present, and Future of The Greek Economy

In this episode of Views & Brews,  KUT’s Rebecca McInroy joins the hosts of KUT’s The Secret Ingredient podcast, Tom Philpott and Raj Patel, as they sit down with the eminent economist James K. Galbraith author of the forthcoming “Welcome to the Poisoned Chalice: The Destruction of Greece and the Future of Europe” to talk inequality, the Greek…

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The Ticket: Presidential Candidates Wonder Who’s Master of Their Domain

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The Ticket: Breaking Down the New York Primary

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The Ticket: Can Alexander Hamilton Stop Donald Trump?

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The Ticket: 3rd Parties in the U.S.A.

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The Ticket: The Year Paid Political Advertising Died

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The Ticket: The Rules and Regulations of a Contested Convention

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The Ticket: Super Tuesday and Surprise Endorsements

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The Ticket: What Do Hispanic Republicans Do Now?

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The Ticket LIVE: The Palmetto Primary

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The Ticket: Giving Thanks for the 2016 Campaign

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The Ticket: The First Democratic Debate

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